RECOMMENDATION FOR SECOND READING on the Council common position for adopting a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council amending the Common Consular Instructions on visas for diplomatic missions and consular posts in relation to the introduction of biometrics including provisions on the organisation of the reception and processing of visa applications

    18.3.2009 - (5329/1/2009 – C6‑0088/2009 – 2006/0088(COD)) - ***II

    Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs
    Rapporteur: Sarah Ludford

    Procedure : 2006/0088(COD)
    Document stages in plenary
    Document selected :  
    A6-0143/2009

    DRAFT EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION

    on the Council common position for adopting a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council amending the Common Consular Instructions on visas for diplomatic missions and consular posts in relation to the introduction of biometrics including provisions on the organisation of the reception and processing of visa applications

    (5329/1/2009 – C6‑0088/2009 – 2006/0088(COD))

    (Codecision procedure: second reading)

    The European Parliament,

    –   having regard to the Council common position (5329/1/2009 – C6‑0088/2009),

    –   having regard to its position at first reading[1] on the Commission proposal to Parliament and the Council (COM(2006)0269),

    –   having regard to Article 251(2) of the EC Treaty,

    –   having regard to Rule 67 of its Rules of Procedure,

    –   having regard to the recommendation for second reading of the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (A6-0143/2009),

    1.  Approves the common position;

    2.  Notes that the act is adopted in accordance with the common position;

    3.  Instructs its President to sign the act with the President of the Council pursuant to Article 254(1) of the EC Treaty;

    4.  Instructs its Secretary-General to sign the act, once it has been verified that all the procedures have been duly completed, and, in agreement with the Secretary-General of the Council, to have it published in the Official Journal of the European Union;

    5.  Instructs its President to forward its position to the Council and Commission.

    PROCEDURE

    Title

    Common consular instructions: biometric identifiers and visa applications

    References

    05329/1/2009 – C6-0088/2009 – 2006/0088(COD)

    Date of Parliament’s first reading – P number

    10.7.2008                     T6-0358/2008

    Commission proposal

    COM(2006)0269 - C6-0166/2006

    Date receipt of common position announced in plenary

    12.3.2009

    Committee responsible

           Date announced in plenary

    LIBE

    12.3.2009

    Rapporteur(s)

           Date appointed

    Baroness Sarah Ludford

    20.6.2006

     

     

    Discussed in committee

    16.3.2009

     

     

     

    Date adopted

    16.3.2009

     

     

     

    Result of final vote

    +:

    –:

    0:

    28

    6

    1

    Members present for the final vote

    Alexander Alvaro, Roberta Angelilli, Catherine Boursier, Emine Bozkurt, Maddalena Calia, Carlos Coelho, Panayiotis Demetriou, Gérard Deprez, Bárbara Dührkop Dührkop, Urszula Gacek, Kinga Gál, Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert, Ewa Klamt, Stavros Lambrinidis, Henrik Lax, Baroness Sarah Ludford, Claude Moraes, Rareş-Lucian Niculescu, Martine Roure, Sebastiano Sanzarello, Inger Segelström, Ioannis Varvitsiotis, Manfred Weber

    Substitute(s) present for the final vote

    Alin Lucian Antochi, Edit Bauer, Simon Busuttil, Marco Cappato, Carlo Casini, Elisabetta Gardini, Sophia in ‘t Veld, Jean Lambert, Marian-Jean Marinescu, Bill Newton Dunn, Nicolae Vlad Popa

    Substitute(s) under Rule 178(2) present for the final vote

    Raül Romeva i Rueda

    Date tabled

    18.3.2009